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Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]


  1. Initialism of America Online.
    • 2014, Brian S. McWilliams, Spam Kings, page 85:
      (Mad Pierre had showered her with his customary praise as well, exclaiming on IRC that she made him behave “like a testosteronal teenager in an AOL chat room”—a line that Shiksaa was quick to appropriate for use in her Usenet signature.)
  2. (computing) Initialism of aspect-oriented language.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the propensity of America Online users for making unnecessary "me too" posts in Usenet discussions.



  1. (Internet slang, humorous) me too, I agree
    • 2003 July 8, CCA, “[I] Apropos of Barry White news...”, in (Usenet):
      >Now Black Velvet by Alannah Miles[sic] has always sent shivers down my spine, something about her voice.
      AOL! I've heard that one being karaoke'd, by someone with a pretty good voice, but it really needs Alannah Miles's vocals to do it justice.